TURKEY & EGYPT
Day 01 : Istanbul (Sunday)
Welcome to Turkey. Arrival to Istanbul airport. our representative will pick you up with your name sign at the airport and transferred to Istanbul hotel. Dinner will be served at the hotel, Overnight in Istanbul. (ARRIVAL SHOULD BE SUNDAY)
Day 02 : Istanbul Full Day Visit
Your guided tour is starting with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique "fairy chimneys" in Cappadocia zone. Our next stop will be Pasbaglari. You will visit the Pasabag and Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After that visit, we are going to drive to famous Avanos town. Avanos will be also our lunch stop. We will have lunch at the local restaurant. After our lunch, you are going to visit the beautiful Goreme Open Air Museum where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. You are going to visit the natural famous Uchisar Castle. Continue to drive to the one of the most famous Kaymakli Underground City. You will visit the Kaymakli Underground City. The Christians hide from the armies of Rome and the raids of hostile tribes in these self-sufficient cities in which there were halls for stocks of crop, rooms, kitchens, barns, & ventilation channels. This will be the end of your Cappadocia day tour. Transfer to hotel. Dinner will be served at the hotel & overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 03 : Bosphrous Cruise (Optional Tour)
After breakfast, we will take the boat and cruise for 90 minutes. It is one of the most famous activities in Istanbul, a boat trip on the Bosphorus, a channel that separates Europe and Asia. The boat goes by the shores of Bosphorus while your guide specialist on Bosphorus will explain you everything en route. You will see the views of Dolmabahçe Palace, Leanders Tower, two suspension bridges, Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, beautiful mansions by the shores of Bosphorus and finally we disembark near the Spice Bazaar . Then we will have the chance to visit the biggest mosque all over Turkey which is Suleymaniye Camii, Then,we will make one of the star visits, the spices bazaar, constituted by the Ottomans 5 centuries ago and used since then. After the tour ends, transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 04 : Istanbul - Cairo Arrival Wednesday
After breakfast, transfer to the international airport of Istanbul t fly to Egypt. Welcome to Egypt. Upon arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will meet and assist you. Then transfer to the hotel for check in and relax. (SOUND & LIGHT SHOW) of pyramids and Sphinx will start in the evening if you prefer to participate.(OPTIONAL TOUR). ARRIVAL SHOULD BE (WEDNESDAY).
Day 05 : Cairo Full Day Visit
Breakfast at the hotel. At 08:00 am Full day visit of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, papyrus fair, perfume factory and cotton shop. Continue visits of the national museum of Egyptian civilization and Khan El Khalili Bazaar(tour end at around 04:00 pm). Overnight in Cairo.
Day 06 : Cairo - Aswan
Breakfast at the hotel, transfer back to Cairo airport to fly to Aswan, Upon arrival our representative will assist you in the airport , then transfer to visit Philae Temple, High Dam and unfinished Obelisque. After finishing the visits, you will transferred to the Boat to check in for Nile Cruise.
Day 07 : Aswan - Kom Ombo
Breakfast on board the boat. Optional Tour visit the Temple of Abu Simbel. Enjoy the sailing on the Nile, then stop at Kom Ombo to visit the temple of Kom Ombo and explore the area, in the end of the day, transfer back to the boat for dinner and overnight during the sailing to Edfu city.
Day 08 : Edfu - Esna - Luxor
After breakfast we will e arrived to Edfu,you will be transferred to Edfu temple by horse carriage and to explore the city, after finishing the tour, we will get back to the boat to continue sailing during the day light to Esna gate and Luxor. Lunch on board. Cross the gate of Esna, and little later we will arrive to Luxor.
Day 09 : Luxor Full Day Visit - Cairo
After breakfast, we will start our tour visiting the East and West of Luxor Visiting Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple in the eastern side of the city, then transfer to the West called the valley of kings to see the tombs of all Pharaohs kings, Queen Hatchepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon. In our way back, will stop to visit the famous colossi of Memnon. In the end of the day, we will be transferred to Luxor airport to fly back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo hotel.
Day 10 : Cairo - Airport
Breakfast in the hotel, then transfer to Cairo airport to fly back home.